Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicIndian students

Topic: Indian students

Indian students, expats cautious amid China’s widespread protests against strict Covid policy

Students attending online classes from hotel rooms or dorms said protests were happening in big cities; an Indian businessman felt the western media had unnecessarily amplified the dissent.

Bunkers, air raid apps — with ‘no option left’, some Indian students are returning to Ukraine

Last month, Modi govt told Supreme Court Indian medical students who returned from Ukraine can't be accommodated in universities back home. As many as 20,000 students returned amid war.

Affordable countries, student loans — how small-town India is pursuing foreign education dreams

Education consultants, financing companies claim there is a rise in interest from students living in tier 2 and 3 cities. Foreign degrees will be of help in future, say students.

Can’t go to US college? Turkey wants you — here’s what it can & can’t offer Indian students

Although cheap tuition and job opportunities in Europe work in its favour, education consultants say Turkey's low world rankings for higher education could be a drawback.

Want a US visa? Book an appointment in 2024 — Indians rue loss of business as wait stretches on

Wait time longer due to backlog of visa applications put on hold during pandemic, surge in new applications, and limited consular staff, say tourism industry leaders.

Resolve crisis of students back from China & Ukraine mid-course, House panel tells MEA 

Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs says it is 'deeply concerned' as students have neither been able to return to China & Ukraine nor complete their training in India.

Indian students can return to China, but Beijing to issue permission on ‘need-assessed basis’

Decision comes a month after External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar raised the issue with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Thousands of Indian students are enrolled in Chinese universities.

Defunct ATM cards, food shortages: Not just Ukraine, Indian students in Russia also hit by war

Indian students living in Russia are feeling the pinch of the international sanctions stemming from their host country’s invasion of Ukraine, but most are staying put.

Will donate Naveen’s body to science, says family of Indian student killed in war-torn Ukraine

The 21-year-old’s body, scheduled to arrive in Bengaluru at around 3 am Monday, will be taken to his family's village, Chalageri in Karnataka, by his brother Harsha and other relatives.

Father of Indian student killed in Ukraine says body moved out of Kharkiv for security reasons

Shekhar Gouda said the mortal remains of his son Naveen, who died on 1 March, are in Vinnytsia. Indian govt is working on bringing them to Poland before repatriation.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.